JACKSON, Wyo. — The Jackson Town Council has reached agreements with property owners to build a runoff drainage system to keep water from destabilizing a slow-moving landslide that threatened homes and businesses last spring.
BUFFALO, Wyo. — A brutal blast of snow and arctic cold has stopped a raging Wyoming wildfire in its tracks.
BUFFALO, Wyo. — A small, late-season wildfire is burning in the country west of Buffalo but might not last long with wintry weather expected in the days ahead.
DOUGLAS, Wyo. — Malcolm Gray wheeled down the hallway of his trailer park home in Douglas, the only home in town with wheelchair accessible ramps and 30 hay bales on the front porch, the one with the backyard that lost its grass. He's a scrawny 44-year-old with a George Washington smile, pla…
CASPER, Wyo. — Britt Wilson, owner of the Wilson Ranch near Glendo, knows the effect of drought well.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Ralph Broome doesn’t know how it will happen.
JACKSON, Wyo. — In its efforts to stabilize a hillside where a slow-moving landslide destroyed a house and threatened others, the town of Jackson may seek to force a sale of one property if they can't negotiate a purchase price with the owners.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Town officials say they don't have enough time left before cold weather arrives to get going on a project to permanently stabilize a slow-moving landslide in Wyoming that tore one house in two and cut off access to dozens of other homes last spring.
GREAT FALLS — A small earthquake has struck the Lincoln area but no damage has been reported.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A Wyoming State Geological Survey report finds no correlation in Wyoming between earthquakes and wells the petroleum industry and others use to inject substances underground, with one exception: Several small quakes have been occurring in and near a pair of remote oil fields.
BOISE, Idaho — Authorities are bringing in two military air tankers from Wyoming to help fight wildfires in the Pacific Northwest and elsewhere.
HELENA — Seismographs have picked up a swarm of earthquakes in the northwestern corner of Yellowstone National Park, including dozens early Tuesday.
WATFORD CITY, N.D. — An emergency management official says a tornado that struck a North Dakota oil worker camp injured nine people, one of them critically.
With the number and severity of wildfires increasing dramatically, it’s time to rethink management policies for our national forest system.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Just a few years after Thomas Ralston moved to town, a chimney fire burned down his home. Last month, he was driving when a 3,000-pound boulder fell from a mountain onto the roof of his brand new truck.
HELENA — The quantity of hot, molten rock beneath Yellowstone National Park is 2 ½ times larger than previously estimated, meaning the park’s supervolcano has the potential to erupt with a force about 2,000 times the size of Mount St. Helens, according to a new study.
A lie repeated often and confidently enough can become widely mistaken for the truth, becoming a belief that obscures the facts. False beliefs about disaster follow this model; their poison is concentrated in a few oft-deployed words, notably “mobs,” “panic” and “looting.”
MOOSE — More rain and cooler weather have prompted officials to reduce the wildfire risk in the Jackson area from "high" to just "moderate."
DETROIT — In 1860, an uneasy Charles Darwin confided in a letter to a friend: “I had no intention to write atheistically” but “I cannot persuade myself that a beneficent and omnipotent God would have designedly created the Ichneumonidae with the express intention of their feeding within the …
In early May, as my plane banked on approach to John Wayne Airport in Orange County, Calif., a plume of smoke fanned out below from Banning Pass. The fire that time was the Summit fire, a bad enough blaze — about 3,000 acres burned, one house destroyed, two firefighters injured — but one tha…